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Pahang Government To Administer Bauxite Licensing Under New SOP

Pahang Government To Administer Bauxite Licensing Under New SOP

According to the new rules governing bauxite mining in the state, those who wish to engage in the practice must approach the Pahang government to obtain legal permission. Such was the message delivered by Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier...

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Malaysian Mines Ministry To Hold Public Hearings On New Bauxite Regulations

In an effort at easing the transition to bauxite production, Malaysia’s Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry announced on Saturday that it will conduct hearings to discuss the new set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) by which bauxite miners will be expected to abide upon resumption of production at the end of next month. Per […]

Malaysian Bauxite Ban To Lapse On March 31

A ban of over three years on bauxite mining in Malaysia is finally set to come to an end, as government officials confirmed earlier this week that next month will be its last. Commenting to domestic media on Monday, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier Jayakumar confirmed that the latest extension of the […]

Pahang Bauxite Ban Extended Through End Of March

Though the calendar has changed, the situation for bauxite miners in Pahang remains the same, at least through the opening quarter of the new year, as Malaysia’s government extended yet again the moratorium on bauxite mining. The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry made the announcement yesterday of an agreement between its head, Dr. Xavier […]

Bauxite Ban Violators Will Be Granted No Export Licenses: Malaysian Government

Though the government is prepared to issue bauxite export licenses (AP) for the first time since bauxite mining was banned in 2016, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier Jayakumar says that companies that violated the moratorium can expect to be turned down when they apply. Xavier continued by noting that his office is […]

Malaysia To Begin Issuing Bauxite Ore Export Permits For Remaining Stockpiles

After languishing in place for almost 32 months, the Malaysian government has decided to give the go-ahead to bauxite mining firms to begin applying for approved permits (AP) allowing for export of the bauxite stockpiles left behind in Pahang. Per local media, the decision to commence issuing export permits came during the course of a […]